May 31, 2008

Video: Hans Blix: From a Cold War to a Cold Peace

Swedish diplomat Hans Blix, who headed the United Nations commission that searched Iraq for weapons of mass destruction, discusses disarmament. He shares his insight and expertise on instituting change via weapons control and explains the impact our current political climate has on world affairs. This program is sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian Studies, Center for Global Studies and the UW Alumni Association.

To view the podcast visit University of Washington Television or in itunes

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February 13, 2008

The Manhattan Project and its Cold War Legacy

The Manhattan Project and its Cold War Legacy
February 20, 2008 (4:00 - 6:00pm)
5th Floor Conference Room
Woodrow Wilson Center
Visit for more information and to RSVP The Wilson Center's
Cold War International History Project will sponsor an in-depth discussion of the Manhattan Project and its Cold War legacy. This session will feature William Lanouette and James Hershberg as well as veteran Robert Furman, who directed the first atomic intelligence unit. The panel will be moderated by Cynthia C. Kelly, editor of The Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians (Black Dog & Leventhal, 2007).

Wish I lived in the DC area.

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